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sparked by an online video made in the u.s. that mocks islam and the prophet muhammad. the protests have set off a vigorous international debate about religion and violence and the boundaries between free speech, intolerance and incitement. after ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in libya, secretary of state hillary clinton categorically rejected the message of the anti-islam video. at the same time, she reiterated u.s. support for the freedom of expression and deplored the violent response to the video. >> we condemn the violence that has resulted in the strongest terms and we greatly appreciate the many muslims in the united states and around the world who have spoken out on this issue. violence, we believe, has no place in religion and is no way to honor religion. >> also in washington, top interfaith leaders, several of them muslims, came together to denounce the violence. they strongly urged their communities to reject activities and speech that stoke religious hatred. >> we must oppose all efforts to divide people in the united states, in libya, i
to deal with extremism in their midst. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> in the u.s. there's an ongoing debate over the limits of free speech highlighted by two recent events. a federal judge in new orleans temporarily blocked a city ordinance that outlaws preaches on bourbon street after dark. it the law bars people from disseminated social religious or political messages on the street between sunset and sunrise. the american civil liberties union filed suit on behalf of a preacher after members of her ministry were arrested. in new york city a prominent egyptian american blogger was arrested after painting over a controversial subway ad that equates jihad with savagery. the hotly debated ad now in several subway stations urges people to defeat jihad and support israel against, quote, the savage. several muslim and interfaith groups have protested the ads. the sponsors insist they are protected by the first amendment. in other news there was more scholary debate this week over the so-called gospel of jesus's wife. an ancient scrap of papyrus a harvard professor says might
calls for peace. the grand mufti of saudi arabia condemned last week's deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya as un-islamic but he also said speech defaming the prophet muhammad should be outlawed. here in the u.s., the coptic bishop of los angeles joined leading muslim representatives in denouncing the film and the violent response. they said copts and muslims must stand together against extremists in either religion. and in an effort to reach muslim protesters abroad, u.s. muslim groups released videos in arabic and urdu appealing for calm and restraint. >>> in other news, on capitol hill, senator dick durbin convened a hearing on hate crimes, in response to the mass shooting last month at a sikh temple in wisconsin. among those who testified was a young sikh man whose mother was killed in the attack. he urged the government to begin tracking hate crimes against sikhs, as it does for other religions. >> an attack on one of us, is an attack on all of us. >>> meanwhile, in ohio, 16 amish men and women, part of a breakaway group, were found guilty of hate crimes for cutting
and rich ones including the u.s. >>> major funding for "religion & ethics newsweekly" is provided by the lily endowment, an indianapolis-based private family foundation dedicated to its founders in christian religion, community development and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. the estate of william j. carter. the jane henson foundation. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernathy. it's good to have you with us. the republican national convention this week formally chose mitt romney as the party's candidate for president. that makes him the first mormon nominated for president by either major party. in his acceptance speech, the usually private romney opened a small window into his faith and practice. our managing editor kim lawton reports from tampa on the many ways in which religion played a part in the convention. >> in accepting the republican nomination for president thursday, governor mitt romney talked more p
, the first u.s. catholic bishop criminally chargedith failing to report suspected child abuse by a priest has been found guilty on 1 misdemeanor count. kansas city bishop robert finn was convicted thursday of not reporting a priest after child pornography was discovered on the priest's computer. finn was given a suspended sentence of two years' probation. he will not serve any time in jail. >>> the united nations this week said 100,000 refugeesled syria in august, the highest total since fighting began there. a record number of people were killed last month, 5,000. 1,600 of them children. >>> meanwhile, christians in syria are urging pope benedict xvi to address the conflict during his three-day trip to lebanon next weekend. the pope will meet with political and religious leaders and celebrate an outdoor mass in beirut. >>> we have a profile of r hansen, a novelist with a strong imagination. >> reading from the holy gospel according to matthew. >> nearly every day as he has for most of his adult life, ron hansen attends mass. for this deacon at st. joseph of cupertino parish in california, th
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